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In Memory of Dr Karl Wilkinson
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 - 14:00

The department mourns the loss of a colleague and friend, Dr Karl Wilkinson. 

UCT Chemistry at the SACI Inorganic Conference & Carman Physical Chemistry Symposium
Wed, 05 Jul 2017 - 10:15

UCT Chemistry was well represented at the recent South African Chemical Institute Inorganic Conference & Carman Physical Chemistry Symposium.

Chemistry vs Molecular and Cell Biology Soccer
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 - 14:00

Many thanks to Matthew Williams for organising the soccer game against MCB! 

Although it was a 5-a-side, around 20 players proudly donned the red bibs to represent the department and take us to a well deserved victory!

RIP Dr Shirley Churms
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 - 18:15

The Chemistry Department is saddened by the news that Dr Shirley Churms passed away on 23 February 2016.

The Periodic Tables 4 New Elements
The Periodic Table’s Four New Elements
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 - 08:30

If you take even the slightest interest in chemistry news, you’ll probably already have heard about the official confirmation of the discovery of four new elements, which even achieved widespread coverage in mainstream news outlets. So what do we actually know about these new elements?

Secretaries Day 2015
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 - 16:00

The Administrative staff was spoiled on Secretaries Day

Francoise Amombo Noa at the Cambridge Structural Database stand
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 - 16:00

The CSD staff were delighted to meet Francoise as she is a co-author on the 750 000th crystal structure to be added to the database.

Husband and Wife Graduate with PhDs in Chemistry together
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 - 14:45

Married Couple Ahmed Hammouda and Fatin Elmagbari are graduating with their PhD's in Chemistry in June. Not only have they achieved their PhD's together, but they also produced a baby during their studies.

SHAWCO schools project visited the Chemistry labs
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 - 14:45
About 300 Grade 12 learners from the Shawco Saturday School and Shawco Shine programmes visited the first year labs from 29 June till 2 July 2015.
Honours Class of 2015
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 - 14:45

The Chemistry Honours Class of 2015

Africa Day 2015
Mon, 25 May 2015 - 14:45

Chemistry Department celebrated Africa Day with delicious traditional food.

Young Spectroscopy Symposium Winner
Wed, 13 May 2015 - 14:45

The Young Spectroscopy Symposium was held recently. 

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